Trying Murder Cases in Massachusetts


The Suffolk National Lawyers Guild is sponsoring a panel discussion, "Trying Murder Cases in Massachusetts," from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13, 2008, in the Law School faculty dining room, 120 Tremont St., Boston
Discussants include:

  • The Honorable Christine McEvoy, a Suffolk Law alumna who has served as an associate justice of the Superior Court since 1994.  Before her appointment to the Superior Court, McEvoy served as an Associate Justice in the Cambridge and Lowell  District Courts.  
  • Jessica Hedges, Esq., a partner at the firm of Hrones, Garrity & Hedges. Hedges has worked on numerous murder trials in Suffolk Superior Court. She also represents clients in federal courts on a wide variety of charges. 
  • Michael Doolin, Esq., a former prosecutor for the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office. Doolin now runs a private criminal defense practice.  He has tried more than 30 homicide cases. 
  • John Powers, Esq., assistant district attorney, Suffolk County District Attorney's Office. Powers has spent 17 years at the Suffolk County District  Attorney's Office and has tried 17 homicide cases.   

Contact: Anthony Naro

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